When Shell invited us to its Technology Center near Houston, TX for a closer look at its V-Power Premium Gasoline, we went for the chance to see the massive amounts of engineering and science that Shell (like other oil companies) puts into formulating its trademark gas. It wasn't the trip we expected to take, nor is this the article we expected to write.

Autoblog’s Jonathon Ramsey takes readers behind the scenes of the Shell Technology Center for a deep dive into the science of developing fuel.